November 01, 2023
YACC is hiring: Communications coordinator (part time temporary)
We are looking for someone to join our St. John’s team to help us reach more people in more engaging ways.Read more
May 20, 2022
Localife Vancouver put their game faces on at the Rec Room!
We started with some delicious appies in the Rec Room Three10 restaurant where we sat at a long table and learnt all about each other. Afterwards, we spent some time…Read more
May 12, 2022
Want to be a Localife leader?
Since 2012, Localife has been connecting young adults dealing with cancer in their own communities through fun, casual events and opportunities. We are always on the hunt for great new…Read more
Huge thank you to our Localife Winnipeg leaders!
Three of our incredible Localife Winnipeg leaders are finishing their volunteer terms, and we are recruiting for the next amazing team!Read more
February 07, 2019
The Firecracker Fund’s first event donates $2,500 to YACC
When Lynsey Frangakis died in 2018, her family discussed what they could do to mark her birthday that year. Following her example, they decided to create a fund through the KW Community Foundation in support of three charities that impacted her life—YACC, the Ryan Saturno Patient Amenities Fund, and Hospice Wellington.Read more
January 18, 2019
Retreat Yourself BC reminds Christopher how to live
Christopher Stewart attended his first national program, Retreat Yourself BC, in December 2018. Read on for his feedback on the people, place, and program!Read more
January 08, 2019
YACC values: New year edition
We reflect on YACC’s values each month to keep us connected to our work of helping young adults live with, through, and beyond cancer, but since this is the first meeting of 2019, I want to use them as a guide for how my work can be more effective this year.Read more
October 22, 2018
4th Annual Taylor Bell Memorial Fundraiser donates over $8,200 to YACC!
The 4th Annual Taylor Bell Memorial Fundraiser was held at Julio’s Barrio in Calgary, AB on October 6, 2018.Read more
September 24, 2018
It was a beautiful day for a Climb!
On Sunday, September 23, 2018, over 70 participants took to the streets in St. John’s, NL and Halifax, NS for the 19th Annual Climb.Read more
May 25, 2018
YACC values survivor courage
Close to half of the people who applied for this event have never been to one of YACC’s national four-day face-to-face events. With over 150 applications received to date, that means 75 people had the courage to reach out and apply to an event hosted by a group of strangers.Read more
May 16, 2018
Survivor Conference 2018: We’ll see more of you thanks to the Expansion Pack!
We’re opening five extra Survivor Conference spaces thanks to the dedicated fundraising of awesome YACCers behind the Survivor Conference Expansion Pack! HUGE thank yous to everyone who signed up, sent out […]Read more
YACC values heart
It is a privilege to be doing a job that I love with people I love and for people I love.Read more